Heinrich Boll Foundation Scholarship 2024 in Germany (Apply)

The Heinrich Boll Foundation Scholarship 2024 is a prestigious scholarship program that is for European students as well as for non-European students. International students from any discipline can apply for this scholarship program to study master’s or PhD degree in Germany. Approximately 1500 scholarships are available each year. This is a popular scholarship for students to study in Germany.

The Heinrich Boll Foundation Scholarship can be taken at any state-recognized German university. If you are unable to afford expenses in Germany you can apply for this scholarship. The application deadline is March 1st and September 1st. If you haven’t secured any admission to a German university then it’s time to secure it and apply for the Heinrich Boll Foundation Scholarship to fund your studies in Germany. More details are given below.

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About Heinrich Boll Foundation Scholarship

  • Host Country: Germany
  • Degree level: Undergraduate, Masters, PhD
  • No of Scholarships: 1,500
  • Deadlines: 1st March 2024, 1st September 2024

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Note: At this time Heinrich Boll Foundation is not accepting applications for undergraduate degrees.

Financial Aid

  • For Master Studies:
    • Non-EU Students: 934 euros monthly stipend to cover living expenses, health insurance, and  Tuition fees are covered in some cases.
    • EU Students: 812 euros monthly stipend, and 300 euros book money per month.
  • For PhD Studies: 
    • Non-EU PhD students: €1,200 per month plus €100 mobility allowance per month, plus various individual allowances; tuition fees are not possible.
    • EU PhD students: €1350 per month basic scholarship plus €100 per month research costs allowance; tuition fees are not possible in Germany but are possible to a limited extent in other countries.

Also Check: Belgium Master Mind Scholarships 2024-25 (Study in Belgium)

General Eligibility Criteria

  • The scholarship is open to all nationalities.
  • Both German and international students can apply.
  • Scholarship recipients to have excellent academic records
  • Only online applications will be acceptable.

Criteria for International Master students who earned their university entrance qualification outside Germany:

  • You can apply before starting your master’s program or up to the end of the first semester.
  • You must provide proof of your first professional qualification.
  • You must have a required level of German proficiency, which is Level B2 or DSH 2 (with a certificate).

Criteria for International Doctoral students who earned the university entrance qualification outside Germany:

  • You must include proof of admission to doctoral studies at a state or state-recognized university, usually in Germany, with your application.
  • By the application deadline, you must have completed preliminary work and submitted a valid timetable for completion.
  • PhD subjects related to the Foundation’s focal points will be given priority.
  • You must have a required level of German proficiency, which is Level B2 or DSH 2 (with a certificate).

Also Check: Shandong University Scholarship 2024 in China (Fully Funded)

How to Apply for the Heinrich Boll Foundation Scholarship 2024?

You have to apply online. The link to the (official website) is given below. Please follow the application process from there.


I hope this provides a clearer picture of what the Heinrich Böll Foundation scholarship truly is. Do read our article on Study in Germany With LOW CGPA in 2024.

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